Etisalat


BeIN Media to distribute sports channels on Etisalat

Qatar-based BeIN Media has struck a deal with UAE service provider Etisalat to distribute its four dedicated sports channels live with coverage of the FIFA World Cup in the UHD format for the first time. The agreement means that Etisalat’s eLife subscribers will be able to view BeIN Media’s coverage of the World Cup from […]

Starz Play agrees new Etisalat deal

Starz Play has agreed a new five-year deal with Etisalat, which will distribute the Middle East and North Africa SVOD service via TV and mobile across its territories. The deal was agreed between Starz Play and Etisalat-owned content aggregator E-Vision and marks an extension of an existing partnership between the two companies. The partnership will allow […]

Intelsat ups Middle East EpicNG distribution with Etisalat

Intelsat is working with with Middle East and African telco, Etisalat, to expand the distribution of its Intelsat EpicNG services in the Middle East region. Under a multiyear expansion, Etisalat will upgrade its network to deliver higher performance to customers in the region using the Intelsat 33e high-throughput satellite. At the same time Intelsat will […]

MBC strikes IPTV deal with Etisalat’s E-Vision

MBC Group and Etisalat have struck a deal that will see Etisalat subsidiary E-Vision distribute MBC’s channels over IP in the United Arab Emirates. E-Vision now holds exclusive IPTV carriage rights in the UAE to all MBC HD channels – including MBC1, MBC2, MBC3, MBC4, MBC Drama, MBC Max, MBC Action. “Entering into this strategic partnership, […]

Lollipop on Middle East platforms

Channels provider Mimyuni Media Entertainment has secured carriage for its new Lollipop kids channel with Etisalat and My-HD in the Middle East. The group’s Amoreyo, Cubayo, Chillayo, Lollipop, Party’s, Health & Wellness and Cinemachi Kids services are available on the Etisalat IPTV platform, while the Amoreyo, Lollipop, Party’s and Cinemaci Kids services are also available […]

Etisalat and Huawei to launch UHD TV service

UAE-based telco Etisalat has partnered with Huawei to launch what they claim will be the first 4K Ultra High Definition TV service in the Middle East and Africa. The TV service will be available exclusively to Etisalat’s eLife customers in the UAE from the first quarter of 2016. Viewers will able to access a 4K […]

Fix&Foxi debuts in UAE with Etisalat

Your Family Entertainment-owned kids channel Fix&Foxi has secured carriage on UAE telecom operator Etisalat’s eLife TV platform, taking the channel to the Gulf state for the first time. The channel will be added to the Etisalat’s eLife TV Western basic package. Rashed Al Abbar, Etisalat’s Vice President Consumer Product Innovation said, “eLife offers the best […]

Swisscom takes stake in SoftAtHome

Swisscom has taken an equity stake in smart home technology specialist SoftAtHome, along with existing backer Orange and minority shareholder Etisalat. SoftAtHome is attempting to build a ‘club of operators’ to accelerate the development of digital home solutions for the future by sharing best practices with other market players and collaborating to ensure the deployment […]

Etisalat taps Agama for quality assurance

UAE-based telco Etisalat has selected Agama and its regional business partner Al-Falak to provide quality assurance for its IPTV and OTT services.  Agama and Middle Eastern IT and communications solution provider, Al-Falak, will provide a solution for video service quality and customer experience monitoring, assurance and analytics. Etisalat is implementing Agama’s DTV Monitoring Solution, which […]

Vivendi completes Maroc Telecom sale

Vivendi has completed the sale of its majority stake in Maroc Telecom to UAE-based Etisalat for €4.138 billion. The sale is a further staging post in Vivendi’s evolution into a media company and away from telecoms. The group said that the closing of the sale would enable it further reduce its debt ratio. Vivendi expects […]

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